Zhao Benshan

Zhao Benshan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Zhao Benshan (born October 1958) is a Chinese skit and sitcom actor, and recently turned TV director. He appears regularly on the CCTV New Year's Gala. Born in Shizui Cottage in Lianhua Village, Kaiyuan County in Tieling, Liaoning, in a peasant family, he was orphaned when he was 6. Apprenticed to his uncle, he learned many local traditional performance arts, including erhu and Er Ren Zhuan. Jiang Kun, a Xiangsheng artist, recommend him to the 1987 CCTV New Year's Gala, a TV program broadcast all around China. After his first appearance, he had appeared in each Gala show every year except in 1994 and 2012. His performances have included "Yesterday, today and Tomorrow," and "Fixing up the house."
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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Pon Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136307677
  • 9786136307671